Americans have been busy doing odd jobs in the past quarter during the corona crisis. As a result, the American DIY chain Home Depot achieved record sales.
Sales were even higher than expected and increased by almost a quarter year on year.
In many countries with lockdowns due to the coronavirus outbreak, sales of DIY chains have increased in recent times.
Many people used the time at home to renovate their home or garden.
Home Depot’s revenue rose to $ 38 billion. Profit also increased year-on-year in the second quarter by nearly 25 percent to $ 4.3 billion.